• Accor North America

    Accor North America
    Learn how Accor North America, one of the nation's largest owner/operators of economy lodging, is using SecureSphere to protect its Internet-based reservation systems and back-end databases from attack.

    "The Accor online reservation system is one of our most important revenue channels and a critical touch point for serving customers of all our North American properties. SecureSphere enables us to protect this business critical infrastructure from attack and data theft, while at the same time allowing our IT staff to be alerted of any unusual activity as it occurs. Imperva is helping us protect the security and privacy of customer data, and gain unprecedented visibility into who is accessing this critical operational system."

    Jeff Winslow, CIO

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    This Case Study describes how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee has deployed Imperva SecureSphere to safeguard the privacy of private member and corporate information and to meet various privacy and security regulations, including requirements due to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) and CMS (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).

    "Web and database communication has become integrated into nearly every BCBST production system. So protecting our Web applications and database is a key element in safeguarding the private health information of our members and partners."

    Chris Levan, CIO

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  • Brock University

    Brock University
    Brock University, located in St. Catharines, ON, is one of Canada's leading universities with a stellar reputation for producing smart, successful graduates. Brock maintains a robust IT systems environment designed to keep pace with its stellar academic reputation and was determined to protect itself from the major data breaches that have been reported by so many educational institutions in recent memory. After evaluating the leading security products, Brock implemented Imperva's SecureSphere Gateway to protect Brock's front end web applications and also secure data all the way through their backend databases – while handling custom developed applications with no impact on performance or requiring special scripting.

    "The Dynamic Profiling capabilities of SecureSphere automatically detect who is doing what and makes sure that what they are doing is not unauthorized. Suspicious activities are flagged and my team alerted. Best of all, SecureSphere ensures that we aren't bothered by false positives. "

    Roger Herman, DBA, Brock University

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  • Global Business Cuts $90 Million in Excess IT Costs

    Global Business Cuts $90 Million in Excess IT Costs
    A Fortune Global 500 Company replaced the database auditing system they developed in-house with Imperva SecureSphere. This case study explains how Imperva's database auditing and protection solution saved the bank over $90 million by streamlining hardware and software spending, eliminating database server load, and reducing manual processes that relied upon built-in database auditing.

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  • Global Financial Services Enterprise

    Global Financial Services Enterprise
    Global Financial Services Enterprise Chooses SecureSphere Stack Powered by Net Optics to Provide Scalability for Database and Network Protection in the 10G Environment. SecureSphere Stack powered by Net Optics joint solution represents a way to scale easily and quickly using products of proven interoperability in an ingenious configuration. Without the need to make a substantial investment in new infrastructure, the Financial Services Enterprise saves additional funds, while the use of familiar 2 Gbps Database and Web Application Security appliances lowers the learning curve and operational costs as well.

    The solution is compact yet powerful, using a high-port-density configuration with minimal power consumption. The benefits of this sophisticated joint solution are significant for the Financial Company, whose customers can now rely with confidence on the security of their confidential information.

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  • Intuition Systems, Inc.

    Intuition Systems, Inc.
    Intuition Systems, a leading national payment processing firm, has deployed the SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Database Security Gateway (DSG) to meet compliance requirements imposed by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard. Intuition Systems chose SecureSphere for its unique ability to provide integrated web application protection and database security.

    "Deploying a Web Application Firewall was the most efficient and cost effective solution for us to comply with the PCI Data Security Standard. SecureSphere was the easiest product to deploy and configure, and delivered the best performance in our tests. When we learned about its ability to also monitor and protect databases, we expanded our project scope and deployed this functionality as well. With Imperva we have a complete solution for data security and PCI compliance. "

    Jean-Pierre Zaiter, CIO, Intuition Systems

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  • Investment Management Firm Protects Online Trading Processes and Customer Data

    A major U.S. investment management firm relies on Imperva cyber security solutions to secure its trading environment. The financial services firm uses SecureSphere Data Audit and Protection to protect customer transactions and data and to automate compliance reporting. They chose SecureSphere because of its flexible deployment options that allowed the firm to monitor database traffic without deploying agents on databases. To gain visibility and control of trading data in SaaS applications, the firm turned to Imperva Skyfence, a cloud access security broker (CASB). The firm also uses Imperva Incapsula to defend its website from DDoS attacks.

    “The Imperva suite of products are filling gaps for me so I sleep better at night knowing my website is going to stay up, that we are monitoring privileged activity on the network from a database perspective, that my DNS is not going to be compromised, and my cloud apps are secure.”

    SVP of Information Security

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  • Leading International Bank

    Leading International Bank
    A leading bank in the Asia-Pacific region standardizes on SecureSphere to protect its 1500 mission-critical databases and meet IBTRM guidelines for securing internet banking. IBTRM requires the bank to continuously monitor and audit privileged activity, enforce access policies, restrict access to data on a "need-to-have" basis and prevent unauthorized access. The bank chose Imperva SecureSphere for its ability to monitor and audit database activities, its ability to scale and meet the demands of the distributed environment, and its unified management capabilities.

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  • Online Gaming Company

    Online Gaming Company
    In anticipation of a major product launch, this online gaming company decided to host its e-commerce applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS), rather than invest significant time and money upgrading physical data centers. Delivering services in the cloud exposed the organization to web attacks, data theft, and fraud and without question, this required ironclad defenses. They quickly deployed SecureSphere WAF for AWS in time for the release - and protected the company’s applications from attacks, immediately. Designed exclusively for AWS, SecureSphere integrates with key AWS technologies, allowing the company to take advantage of all the benefits of cloud infrastructure.

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  • PSCU

    PSCU
    Financial institutions are one of the most targeted industries for data theft, often by organized, profit-driven cyber criminals. PSCU was aware of these threats and was concerned about the potential consequences to their bottom line and reputation in the event that malware were to penetrate their data center. Download this case study to learn how FireEye and Imperva enable PSCU to detect malware on endpoint devices and respond in real-time, protecting their regulated and sensitive data from advanced targeted attacks.

    "Our decision to purchase FireEye and Imperva resulted from a change in philosophy. Like most companies, we were focused on protecting the perimeter, but with the advanced threats we're seeing today, you can't stop people from getting inside. We decided to take a data-centric approach, to concentrate on making sure they can't get to our business critical information."

    Bradley Walker, IT Security Manager for PSCU

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  • Republic Bank

    Republic Bank
    Learn how Republic Bank, a Kentucky-based bank that offers a variety of personal and business products, uses Imperva SecureSphere Data Activity Monitoring and Database Firewall to protect data, reduce risk and ensure compliance.


    "I personally would recommend Imperva to other financial institutions… based on the fact that it brings world-class support, best-of-breed technology, and truly a solution that I think is cutting edge to a high-risk environment."

    Ross Bobenmoyer, VP of Information Security

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  • Soka-Bau

    Soka-Bau
    SOKA-BAU, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, provides benefits, compensation and pension insurance services for 70,000 German construction companies. To operate more efficiently, SOKA-BAU wanted to provide self-service web applications to their customers and covered employees, while protecting them from the major data breaches reported by various organizations that implement online services in recent memory. After evaluating the leading security products, Soka Bau implemented Imperva's SecureSphere Web Application Firewall and Database Security Gateway products. SecureSphere was the only solution that could not only provide the deep monitoring and security functionality, but also surpassed all other competitors in the performance and scale requirements necessary for such an environment.

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  • Tech Giant Secures Data and Saves $2 Million Annually

    Tech Giant Secures Data and Saves $2 Million Annually
    One of the largest computer technology companies in the world replaced their IBM Guardium deployment with Imperva SecureSphere, to audit and protect their database environment. Switching to SecureSphere reduced operational costs by over 70%, saving the company $1.9M a year in recurring labor and support costs. This level of ongoing cost savings was a huge win for the company that operates with razor-thin margins, in a price-competitive industry. In addition to operating margin pressure, this Fortune 500 company had to address SOX and PCI-DSS regulations, on a global scale.

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  • TechSoup Global

    TechSoup Global
    Hear how Richard Collins from TechSoup Global is using Imperva SecureSphere WAF and DAM solutions. He discusses key drivers such as sensitive data protection, securing mission-critical servers, addressing partner concerns over data security from Microsoft, Adobe, and Intuit (which require their partners to have strong data security solutions), and addressing PCI.

    Richard also discusses how WAF can be used as a unifying technology that brings together development and operations teams. Finally he explains why he chose Imperva SecureSphere above competitors, and how Imperva offers the best solution for TechSoup Global by providing a superior: user interface, policy management system, profiling and learning capability, architecture flexibility, and ability to integrate database and Web application protection through a single solution.

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